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Dog Health & Tips

How to Perform Dog CPR (infographic)

Prepare for a Pet Emergency In an emergency it’s a great idea to know basic first aid procedures, including how to do CPR on your dog. Before administering CPR for your pet, it’s a good idea to get some practice and

How to Protect Your Puppy from Common Ailments

Dogs are faithful companions, and they depend on us to take care of them. If you want to help your little pooch live a healthy and happy life, you should know some common health problems it faces. This article explains

Skin Cancer in Pets

Skin tumors are considered common in dogs and cats. “Common” is a relative term. For a dog, common means that yes, you are very likely to see at least one skin tumor on your dog during the course of their

Kidney Stones in Dogs & Cats: What You Should Know

Does My Pet Have Kidney Stones or Bladder Stones? Good Question! Unlike people, where kidney stones are unfortunately fairly common and most often very painful, dogs and cats are relatively unlikely to get kidney stones during their lifetime. Bladder stones

Dog Halloween Costumes That Your Veterinarian Will Approve

Dog Costumes That Don’t Keep Pet Safety in the Dark With a wide variety of dog Halloween costumes to choose from, picking a costume for your pooch can seem daunting. So we’d like to make it a little easier for